Employment

Council offers a wide variety of jobs and careers that include great benefits, flexible work options and opportunities for career progression.

Some of the benefits we offer are:

  • Flexible workplace arrangements - a variety of work options available to assist employees with their work/life balance.
  • 19 day month and accrue flexi-hours for indoor employees.
  • 9 day fortnight, rostered day off for outdoor employees.
  • Employee assistance program - a confidential counselling service available to employees and their immediate family.

A great place to live, work and raise a family - a talk about Warren by the Hon. Scott Barrett MLC

Current Positions Vacant

  • Heavy Diesel Mechanic (Permanent)

    Employment: Full Time
    Applications Close:

    Warren Shire Council is seeking a motivated and skilled Heavy Diesel Mechanic to join their team on a full-time basis.

    This position offers an exciting opportunity to expand your knowledge and work on a variety of different machinery. The successful applicant will become part of a small team responsible for the efficient servicing, maintenance and repairs of Council’s plant fleet both in the workshop and in the field.

    To be successful in this role, you will possess Certificate III in Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanical Technology and your Motor Vehicle Tradesperson Certificate. A full list of essential and desirable criteria can be found in the information package.

    We offer:

    • Full-time, permanent position, 9-day fortnight
    • Salary range: $1266.00 - $1468.56 gross per week
    • 11% Superannuation

    The successful applicant will be subject to a pre-employment medical assessment prior to confirmation of employment.

    For further information, please obtain an information package by attending Administration Centre, 115 Dubbo Street, Warren or by visiting Council website www.warren.nsw.gov.au

    For enquiries, contact Sylvester Otieno on (02) 6847 6600 or email hr@warren.nsw.gov.au

     

    Applications can be lodged:

    • In person – 115 Dubbo Street, Warren, NSW, 2824
    • Via email – hr@warren.nsw.gov.au

    Warren Shire Council recognises the skills and attributes of Veterans and welcomes applications from ex-service personnel.

    Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

  • Librarian/Regional Manager North Western Library

    Employment: Full Time
    Applications Close: Applications will be received until such time as the role attracts a suitable candidate in appointment.

    LIBRARIAN/REGIONAL MANAGER NORTH WESTERN LIBRARY

     

    The Warren Shire covers an area of 10,860 square kilometres and has a population of approximately 3,000 people.  It is contained within the Orana Region of NSW and is bound by the Shires of Bogan (Nyngan), Brewarrina, Coonamble, Gilgandra, Lachlan, Narromine and Walgett.  Within the Shire is the town of Warren (Administration Centre) on the Macquarie River, population 2,000 and the villages of Collie, population 38 and Nevertire, population 103.

     

    Warren is an idyllic rural town located on the Oxley Highway and 110km from Dubbo – providing an authentic rural lifestyle with the conveniences of the city well within reach. 

     

    Reporting to the Divisional Manager of Finance and Administration as a member of Council's Executive Management Team, you will lead and manage the Warren Library whilst also undertaking a Manager role for the North Western Library communities. The position will be based in the newly refurbished Warren Shire Council Library building, this has been an amazing compliment to the already well-established service. The successful applicant will be proactive, community driven and understanding, hold a positive attitude and commitment to serving the wider Council area or joint North Western Library initiatives.

     

    Removal expenses in accordance with Council’s Policy will be considered.

     

    For more information regarding the Librarian/Regional Manager North Western Library position, please contact Bradley Pascoe on (02) 6847 6600 or 0419 248 231 or visit Council's website www.warren.nsw.gov.au

     

    Your application should address the Essential Requirements contained within the Position Description together with a Resume including at least two (2) referees should be emailed to hr@warren.nsw.gov.au 


    You may download the Information Package HERE!

     

    Applications will be received until such time as the role attracts a suitable candidate in appointment.

     

    Warren Shire Council recognises the skills and attributes of Veterans and welcomes applications from ex-service personnel.

     

    Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.


    Gary Woodman

    General Manager

  • Light Plant Operator - Relief (Permanent)

    Employment: Full Time
    Applications Close: When Filled

    LIGHT PLANT OPERATOR - Relief 

    ROAD CONSTRUCTION & MAINTENANCE CREW (ROADS)

     


    Applications are invited for the position of Light Plant Operator (Relief) – Road Construction and Maintenance Crew within the Warren Shire Council Engineering Operations Department. This is a permanent position.

     Essential

    • Class HR Driver's Licence 
    • General Construction Induction Card (White Card)
    • Have the ability to undertake extensive overtime and be prepared to participate in the Extended Flexible Working Hours for Road Work Teams and Other Associated Staff Agreement

    Desirable

    • Plant Operation course
    • First Aid certificate
    • Traffic Control

     Employment Conditions

    • Salary Range: $1008.70 - $1170.09 per week plus allowances
    • 11% superannuation
    • 9-day fortnight flexitime system – 38-hour week
    • Leave provisions as per the Local Government (State) Award

    The successful applicant will be subject to a pre-employment medical assessment prior to confirmation of employment.

    Applications 

     An information package must be obtained by attending the Administration Centre, 115 Dubbo Street, Warren or by visiting Council website www.warren.nsw.gov.au.

     All applications should include a Resume and the completed ‘Employment Application Form’ (in the information package) along with two (2) recent references/referees. 

     Applications can be lodged:

    • Via mail – P.O. Box 6, Warren, NSW, 2824

    • In person – 115 Dubbo Street, Warren, NSW, 2824

    • Via email – hr@warren.nsw.gov.au

     

    For enquiries, contact Councils Engineering Department on (02) 6847 6600.

  • Light Plant Operator - Roller (Contract)

    Employment: Fixed Contract
    Applications Close: When Filled

    LIGHT PLANT OPERATOR - Roller (Contract)

     Applications are invited for the position of Light Plant Operator - Roller within the Warren Shire Council Engineering Services Department. This is a full-time position for up to 2 years.

     This position is one within a team of two (2) or three (3) people whose principal duty is the maintenance and construction of Council's sealed and unsealed road network.

     Essential

    • Class HR Driver's Licence 
    • General Construction Induction Card (White Card)
    • Have the ability to undertake extensive overtime and be prepared to participate in the Extended Flexible Working Hours for Road Work Teams and Other Associated Staff Agreement

    Desirable

    • Plant Operation course
    • First Aid certificate
    • Traffic Control

     Employment Conditions

    • Temporary contract – up to 2 years
    • Salary Range: $1008.70- $1170.09 per week plus allowances (currently) 
    • 11% superannuation (currently)
    • 9-day fortnight flexitime system – 38-hour week
    • Leave provisions as per the Local Government (State) Award

    The successful applicant will be subject to a pre-employment medical assessment prior to confirmation of employment.

    Applications 

    An information package must be obtained by attending the Administration Centre, 115 Dubbo Street, Warren or by visiting Council website www.warren.nsw.gov.au.

    All applications should include a Resume and the completed ‘Employment Application Form’ (in the information package) along with two (2) recent references/referees. 

    Applications can be lodged:

    • Via mail – P.O. Box 6, Warren, NSW, 2824

    • In person – 115 Dubbo Street, Warren, NSW, 2824

    • Via email – hr@warren.nsw.gov.au

     

    For enquiries, contact Councils Engineering Department on (02) 6847 6600.

     

  • Light Plant Operator - Roller (Permanent)

    Employment: Full Time
    Applications Close: When Position Filled

    LIGHT PLANT OPERATOR - Roller 

     

    Applications are invited for the position of Light Plant Operator - Roller within the Warren Shire Council Engineering Services Department. This is a full-time position.

     

    This position is one within a team of two (2) or three (3) people whose principal duty is the maintenance and construction of Council's sealed and unsealed road network.

     

    Essential

    • Class HR Driver's Licence 
    • General Construction Induction Card (White Card)
    • Have the ability to undertake extensive overtime and be prepared to participate in the Extended Flexible Working Hours for Road Work Teams and Other Associated Staff Agreement

    Desirable

    • Plant Operation course
    • First Aid certificate
    • Traffic Control

     

    Employment Conditions

    • Salary Range: $1008.70- $1170.09 per week plus allowances
    • 11% superannuation
    • 9-day fortnight flexitime system – 38-hour week
    • Leave provisions as per the Local Government (State) Award

    The successful applicant will be subject to a pre-employment medical assessment prior to confirmation of employment.

    Applications 

    An information package must be obtained by attending the Administration Centre, 115 Dubbo Street, Warren or by visiting Council website www.warren.nsw.gov.au.

     

    All applications should include a Resume and the completed ‘Employment Application Form’ (in the information package) along with two (2) recent references/referees. 

     

    Applications can be lodged:


    • Mail – P.O. Box 6, Warren, NSW, 2824
    • In person – 115 Dubbo Street, Warren, NSW, 2824
    • Email – hr@warren.nsw.gov.au

     

    For enquiries, contact Councils Engineering Department on (02) 6847 6600.

     

  • Light Truck Driver - Water (Contract)

    Employment: Fixed Contract
    Applications Close: When Filled

    LIGHT TRUCK DRIVER– Water

    Contract

     

    Applications are invited for the position of Light Truck Driver- Water within the Warren Shire Council Engineering Services Department. This is a full-time position for up to 2 years.

     

    This position is one within a team of two (2) or three (3) people whose principal duty is the maintenance and construction of Council's sealed and unsealed road network.

     

    Essential

    • Class HR Motor Vehicle Driver's Licence - or above
    • General Construction Induction Card (White Card)
    • Have the ability to undertake extensive overtime and be prepared to participate in the Extended Flexible Working Hours for Road Work Teams and Other Associated Staff Agreement

    Desirable

    • Plant Operation course
    • First Aid certificate
    • Traffic Control

     

    Employment Conditions

    • Salary Range: $1008.70 - $1170.09 per week plus allowances
    • Temporary contract – Up to 2 years
    • 11% superannuation
    • 9-day fortnight flexitime system – 38-hour week
    • Leave provisions as per the Local Government (State) Award

    The successful applicant will be subject to a pre-employment medical assessment prior to confirmation of employment.

    Applications 

    An information package must be obtained by attending the Administration Centre, 115 Dubbo Street, Warren or by visiting Council website www.warren.nsw.gov.au.

     

    All applications should include a Resume and the completed ‘Employment Application Form’ (in the information package) along with two (2) recent references/referees. 

     

    Applications can be lodged:

    •Via mail – P.O. Box 6, Warren, NSW, 2824

    •In person – 115 Dubbo Street, Warren, NSW, 2824

    •Via email – hr@warren.nsw.gov.au

     

    For enquiries, contact Councils Engineering Department on (02) 6847 6600.

  • Non-Trade Gardener (Permanent)

    Employment: Full Time
    Applications Close: When Filled

    NON-TRADE GARDENER (PERMANENT)

    An opportunity exists for a hard working individual looking to join the Local Government Industry.  We currently have a position available for a Non-Trade Gardener to join the Warren Shire Council Parks and Gardens Section.

    The Non-Trade Gardener position is one within a team of people whose principal duty is the maintenance of Council's parks, gardens, playgrounds, sporting fields and other green spaces.

    The applicants will be proactive with a positive attitude and be able to work cooperatively in a team environment. This is a great opportunity for those with a strong interest in landscaping, parks and gardens and working outdoors. They will be employed on a full-time basis.

     The successful applicant will be subject to a pre-employment medical assessment prior to confirmation of employment.

    Essential 

    • General Construction Induction Card (White Card)
    • Class C Licence 

    Desirable

    • Class MR Manual Driver's Licence
    • First Aid Certificate
    • Chainsaw Operator Certificate 
    • Plant Operation Course

     Employment Conditions

    • Salary Range: $1008.70 - $1170.09 per week depending on qualifications and experience
    • Adverse Working Conditions Allowance 
    • Other allowances as required
    • Superannuation per the superannuation guarantee (11%)
    • 9-day fortnight flexitime system – 38-hour week
    • Leave provisions as per the Local Government (State) Award

    Applications 

    An information package must be obtained by attending the Administration Centre, 115 Dubbo Street, Warren or by visiting Council website www.warren.nsw.gov.au

    All applications should include a Resume and a completed Employment Application Form (found in the information package) along with two (2) recent references/referees.

    Applications can be lodged:

    • Via mail – P.O. Box 6, Warren, NSW, 2824
    • In person – 115 Dubbo Street, Warren, NSW, 2824
    • Via email – hr@warren.nsw.gov.au

    For enquiries, contact Raymond Burns, Town Services Manager on (02) 6847 6600.

  • Pavement Maintenance Team Leader (Permanent)

    Employment: Full Time
    Applications Close: When Filled

    PAVEMENT MAINTENANCE TEAM LEADER

     

    Council is seeking an enthusiastic Pavement Maintenance Team Leader to work as part of their Pavement Maintenance Crew on a permanent full-time basis.

    About the Role

    The successful candidate will be required to supervise and motivate a small team of staff to carry out tasks including but not limited to road & roadside traffic facilities establishment, maintenance and cleaning, as well as culvert repairs & maintenance and bridge repairs.

     

    Essential 

    • General Construction Induction Card (White Card)
    • Class HC Driver’s Licence
    • Certificate of Competency as a Backhoe Operator
    • Have the ability to undertake extensive overtime and be prepared to participate in the Extended Flexible Working Hours for Road Work Teams and Other Associated Staff Agreement

     

    Desirable

    • First Aid Certificate
    • Implement Work Zone Traffic Management Plan
    • Plant Operation Training

    Employment Conditions

    • Salary Range: $1116.30 - $1294.91 per week + allowances
    • 11% Superannuation
    • 9-day fortnight flexi system - 38hr paid week
    • Leave provisions as per the Local Government (State) Award

    The successful applicant will be subject to pre-employment medical assessment prior to confirmation of employment.

     

    Applications

    An information package must be obtained by attending the Administration Centre, 115 Dubbo Street, Warren or by visiting Council website www.warren.nsw.gov.au

    All applications should include a Resume and a completed ‘Employment Application Form’ (obtained in the information package) along with two (2) recent references/referees.

    Applications can be lodged:

    • Via mail – P.O. Box 6, Warren, NSW, 2824
    • In person – 115 Dubbo Street, Warren, NSW, 2824
    • Via email – hr@warren.nsw.gov.au

    For enquiries, contact Councils Engineering Department on (02) 6847 6600.

     



  • Team Leader Utilities Maintenance (Permanent)

    Employment: Full Time
    Applications Close: When position filled

    TEAM LEADER UTILITIES MAINTENANCE

    The Warren Shire covers an area of 10,860 square kilometres and has a population of approximately 3,000 people.  It is contained within the Orana Region of NSW and is bound by the Shires of Bogan (Nyngan), Brewarrina, Coonamble, Gilgandra, Lachlan, Narromine and Walgett.  Within the Shire is the town of Warren (Administration Centre) on the Macquarie River, population 2,000 and the villages of Collie, population 38 and Nevertire, population 103.

    Council is seeking an appropriately qualified and experienced team leader to fill the position of Team Leader, Utilities Maintenance.

     Reporting to the Town Services Manager, you will manage the routine and reactive maintenance of Councils utility assets.

     To be successful in this position, you will possess the following skills and/or experience:

    • Demonstrated knowledge of Council utility maintenance.
    • Demonstrated experience in resource management including staff, external contractors and plant and equipment to achieve agreed targets and timeframes.
    • Current Open Class MR Driver’s Licence or the ability to obtain within the probation period.

     Position Details

    Salary: Administrative/Technical/Trades Band 2, Level 2. - $1,266.00 to $1,468.56 p/wk

    Superannuation – 11% Full Job Description: Available on Councils website www.warren.nsw.gov.au Employment Type: Permanent Full Time

    Applications 

    Applications will close when the right applicant is found.

    An information package must be obtained by attending the Administration Centre, 115 Dubbo Street, Warren or by visiting Council website www.warren.nsw.gov.au

    Applications can be lodged:

    • Via mail – P.O. Box 6, Warren, NSW, 2824
    • In person – 115 Dubbo Street, Warren, NSW, 2824
    • Via email – hr@warren.nsw.gov.au

    Warren Shire Council recognises the skills and attributes of Veterans and welcomes applications from ex-service personnel.

    Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

General Enquiries

Email: hr@warren.nsw.gov.au
Phone: 02 6847 6600